If you have time, perhaps you will share some of your tricks in the comments below.
It seems that our longer falls are giving us more time to enjoy our plantings and bask in all the colors in our gardens.
There is something very satisfying about seeing second-generation plants from self-sown seeds!
For bouquets, cut the goldenrod before the buds open, when they last well and no pollen is released.
Recently, I’ve been digging quite a lot of holes for bulbs, and as I plant them I fantasize about how beautifully they will bloom next spring.
George Eliot wrote, “Delicious autumn! …And if I were a bird, I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.”
“Even if something is left undone, everyone must take time to sit still and watch the leaves turn.”
A hard frost will kill off our annuals for good, but there are tricks we can try to get more treats from our annual purchases.
If you yearn for more fragrance in your garden, here are some suggestions for ornamental sweetshrubs that you could plant this fall.
Some of their names are almost as lovely as the flowers themselves!